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Volume 31, 1898
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Professor Dendy exhibited the specimen of Naultinus grayi, from the North Island, already shown at the last meeting, together with two young of the same animal, born about the 27th May. The young were compared with those of Naultinus elegans, from the South Island, and shown to be quite different, being without the characteristic pattern of the latter,* and of a bright yellowish-green tint (almost uniform) on the dorsal surface, and very much paler beneath.

[Footnote] * The diamond pattern is already well developed in the newly born of N. elegans.